Technology & Innovation Strategy Advisor

Our Digital & Technology team wakes up every day with one goal in mind – to connect Canadians to the people and things that matter most. Collectively, we’re proud to support 30 million Canadians each month.

 

We manage a robust portfolio that champions the leading edge of technology and media. We drive projects that expand connectivity to underserved communities from coast-to-coast-to-coast; build and enhance our fixed broadband network to provide high-speed Internet, TV and Smart Home Monitoring; and support our world class wireless network, offering our customers Canada’s largest and most reliable 5G network. As the Digital & Technology team, we are building our tomorrow, today.

 

Come play a key role in building the future of innovation in Canada, Let’s make your possible.

 

Do you enjoy working on high-scale, complex, and high visibility projects and programs?  If yes, consider the following opportunity:

 

Technology & Innovation Strategy Advisor

 

All about Innovation and Partnerships: 

Members in the I&P team will play a key role in charting the future of Rogers. You will use your business acumen, technical expertise, and exceptional communication skills to help shape the future of telecommunications by conducting research, incubating new business models and solutions, engaging with key industry associations and leaders, and presenting long term strategies. 

 

What you will do as the Technology & Innovation Strategy Advisor

  • Collaborate on Co-Creation projects with our customers, researchers, and key industry stakeholders by using design thinking and agile development practices

  • Lead new Product and Market exploration including Smart Cities

  • Work with Research partners on leading edge 5G Research and identify new use cases and capabilities in IoT leveraging technologies such as Edge Computing and AI/ML

  • Prepare executive level presentations that outline complex information in a simplified and concise manner that align teams around a defined strategy

 

Key Accountabilities:

  • Participate in regular status meetings and submit status reports to track and report

  • Ensure the development and execution of forums and events including Partnership Summits, student hackathons, case competitions etc

  • Create and execute a regular cadence with stakeholders

  • Leverage the design thinking methodology to lead user discovery with stakeholders in the public and private sector to identify opportunity areas for new 5G capabilities and use cases

  • Build a pipeline of innovation: Identify, assess, prioritize and recommend innovative use cases and capabilities

  • Align stakeholders under a defined strategy

  • Coordinate test & learn activities, evaluating PoCs to determine areas of improvement and adoption

  • Prepare executive level presentations that outline complex information in a simplified and concise manner

 

What you will bring…

  • Bachelor’s degree is an asset in Business, Design, Engineering, Computer Science, Mathematics, or related discipline  

  • 5+ years of related work experience is preferred 

  • Passion and knowledge of technology including: 5G, networking, data science, software development, cloud 

  • Experience leading projects using Design Thinking principles and Lean Methodologies

  • Strong research capabilities, ability to synthesize multiple data points to come up with recommendations and strategies

  • Project management experience with previous work using agile methodologies

  • A core competency in building compelling executive level presentations

  • Best in class writing, presentation, and communication skills 

  • Ability to work in team setting 

  • Self-motivated, eagerness, and enthusiasm 

  • Strong ability to prioritize and handle multiple tasks while meeting tight deadlines, goals, and targets in a fast-paced work environment 

  • Self-motivation; comfort with ambiguity

  • Creative; not afraid to explore white space ideas and new strategic concepts

 

Schedule: Full time

Shift: Day
Length of Contract: Not Applicable (Regular Position)
Work Location: 1 Mount Pleasant (083), Toronto, ON 
Travel Requirements: Up to 10%
Posting Category/Function: Technology & Network Design
Requisition ID: 280082
 
At Rogers Digital, our team doesn’t shy away from big ideas – we bring them to life. We work tirelessly to deliver the best user experiences (period) and build amazing self-serve experiences that our customers want to use. We are customer-obsessed agents of change and are committed to innovation and creating effortless experiences for customers and frontline employees. We use cutting-edge tools and technologies to solve critical and complex problems with award-winning solutions. Our work impacts millions of customers everyday. At Rogers Digital, we’re looking for people who embrace change, take risks, and push boundaries. Learn more about our team and our work @ https://digital.rogers.com/
 
Together, we'll make more possible, and these six shared values guide and define our work:
 
  1. Our people are at the heart of our success
  2. Our customers come first. They inspire everything we do
  3. We do what’s right, each and every day
  4. We believe in the power of new ideas
  5. We work as one team, with one vision
  6. We give back to our communities and protect our environment
 
Posting Notes:  Digital & Technology 

 

 

 

Location: 

Toronto, ON, CA Brampton, ON, CA

Being a Rogers team member comes with some great perks & benefits including:

· Health & well-being benefits
· Donation matching
· Paid time off for volunteering
· Wealth Accumulation including: Pension plan & Employee stock options
· Generous employee discounts
· Leadership development, Mentorship, and Coaching programs

*available for full-time and part-time permanent employees, some restrictions apply

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